Here at The Inoculation, we've been scraping Twitter for a bit, trying to find out if far-right politicians are more likely to be anti-vaxx (hint: they are). While we were looking at the Netherlands, we had a hunch that the anti-vaxx politicians are more likely to be pro-Putin. We did some more scraping, and here's our podcast episode on what we found out.
Here's the latest news:
- Might Donald Trump convince people to get vaccinated? Find out here.
- Online misinformation is linked to early COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy and refusal.
- Deep in this story, this horrible fact: Covid-19 has been the leading cause of death for law enforcement officers in the United States.
Ivermectin studies? Too good to be true, it turns out:
⬆️ Re-up of the week:
Great overview in this tweet:
And some self-promo: The IJ4EU fund, run by the European Journalism Centre International Press Institute and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, now has a whole page for our project. Take a look!